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DoorScape Entrance Architecture Contest: Exploring the Space Beyond the Threshold

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The role of a building’s entrance area is critical in a world where first impressions are everything. It anticipates what is to come, marks the starting point to an architectural journey and sets the tone for the rest of the interior. As a practical “passageway” between different places, an entrance connects and unites, but at the same time separates, protects and provides safety for both homeowners and visitors. Thus, every aspect conveys specific formal features to serve that purpose; from the position of the door, to the shape of the threshold, to the structure of the ceiling.

Dewan Architects + Engineers Designs Longest Building in The World to Transform Hanoi City in Vietnam

The Dragon Tower in Hanoi by Dewan Architects + Engineers in collaboration with TTA, is the winner of the Global Design & Architecture Design Awards 2022 in the Mix-Used category; the tower is projected to transform Vietnam's landmark. Designed to be the longest building in the world, the 700.000 square meters complex will provide ministerial lobbies, meeting rooms, and public spaces, including a nursery, library, supermarket, restaurants, and a learning center. A water reservoir and green terraces are incorporated into the design to increase the building's efficiency and accessibility.

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Early Call for Entries: A' Design Awards & Competition 2021-2022

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The 2021-2022 A' Design Awards are now open and accepting early entires. The A’ Design Award & Competition provides valuable feedback and experience to its contestants. The A’ Design Award winners will proudly display their award trophies and design excellence certificates which grant them a high level of exposure and recognition.

Final Call: Submit Your Design for the A' Design Awards 2021

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If you've been debating whether to submit your work to the 2021 A’ Design Award Competition, now is the time! This is your last chance to enter your design, because the final call for entries ends February 28th, 2021. The international A' Design Awards give designers an opportunity to showcase their work to a global audience, whether you're a designer, architect, or an innovator from any other design field. Among other design competitions and awards, the A' Design Award stands out for its exceptional scale with over 100 design categories.

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Champion Announced for Future ShanShui City International Urban Design Competition

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On November 3rd, 2020, after successfully holding the Award Ceremony and the Shanshui City Theme Forum in Lishui, the site of the competition, the Future ShanShui City • Dwellings in Lishui Mountains International Urban Design Competition finally came to a successful conclusion after more than seven months.

Call for Submissions: A' Design Awards & Competition 2020-2021

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The A’ Design Award was "born out of the desire to underline the best designs and well-designed products." It is an international award whose aim is to provide designers, architects, and innovators from all design fields with a platform to showcase their work and products to a global audience. This year's edition is now open for entries; designers can register their submissions here.

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Enter Now in RTF’s Architecture, Construction & Design Awards 2020

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In its 9th consecutive year, with the launch of Architecture, Construction, and Design Awards 2020, Rethinking The Future (RTF) is inviting architects and designers to submit their projects under the various building, interior, and product categories. RTF now offers even more opportunities for encouraging accomplished and up-and-coming design minds. Rethinking the Future has been a leading organization committed to recognizing and acknowledging innovative and future-sensitive designs worldwide. RTF celebrates and shares its knowledge base through a plethora of awards, events, and academic dialogues in the field of Architecture & Design.

PlayHouse Competition - Call for Entries

Hacking the home to make play part of everyday


(a) Competition Overview

Play is an essential part of all our lives, whether child or adult. Be it playing sports, a board game or simply sharing jokes with friends, play is just as important to adults as building a den or playing dress-up is to a child.
The Coronavirus outbreak has left many of us having to spend extended periods of time at home in lockdown, restricting the opportunity to socialise and play in ways that we are used to.

How can we use creativity to encourage play at these unique

Call for Entries: Design a Tree House Module in the French Countryside

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YAC - Young Architects Competitions and Dartagnans launch Tree House Module, a competition of ideas aiming to design and realize a tree house system to sit amidst the oneiric French castles of Vibrac, Mothe Chandeniers, and Ebaupinay. A cash prize of € 15,000 (and the realization of the first-ranking project) will be awarded to the winners selected by an outstanding jury panel including Espen Surnevik, Matthew Johnson (DS+R), Giulio Rigoni (BIG), Tue Hesselberg Foged (Effekt Architects), Peter Pichler, and Patrick Lüth (Snøhetta).

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Ragdale Ring Competition

RAGDALE INVITES ARCHITECTS AND DESIGNERS TO APPLY FOR A DESIGN-BUILD STUDIO RESIDENCY LEADING TO THE INSTALLATION OF A TEMPORARY, OUTDOOR PERFORMANCE VENUE.

Ragdale, the nationally acclaimed artist residency program in Lake Forest, Illinois, invites architects, artists, and designers to apply for the opportunity to design, build, and exhibit the 2020 Ragdale Ring, a temporary theatre to house summer concerts, performances, and events. We are seeking inventive, site-responsive, large-scale submissions that explore intersections of architecture, sculpture, landscape, public art, and performance disciplines. Proposals that consider contemporary, fanciful, and functional interpretations of the original Ragdale Ring, designed by architect Howard Van Doren Shaw

Final Call for Entries to A' Design Awards & Competition 2020

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If you've procrastinated, now is your last chance to enter your design in the 2020 A’ Design Award Competition - the final call for entries ends February 28th, 2020 for an opportunity to showcase your work to a global audience. The international competition was "born out of the desire to underline the best designs and well-designed products" of designers, architects, and innovators from all design fields. Among other design competitions and awards, the A' Design Award stands out for its exceptional scale with over 100 design categories.

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Call for Entries: A' Design Awards & Competition 2020

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For a chance to showcase your work to a global audience, now is the time to enter your design for an A’ Design Award. The international competition was "born out of the desire to underline the best designs and well-designed products" of designers, architects, and innovators from all design fields. Among other design competitions and awards, the A' Design Award stands out for its exceptional scale with over 100 design categories.

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Roversi Design Award Seeks Fluidity in the New Industrial Age

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CODE - COmpetitions for DEsigners has launched the “Roversi Design Award”, a competition of ideas aiming to design spaces for people’s life, work and amusement in the industry 4.0 era of fluidity and dematerialization. A cash prize of €10,000 will be awarded to the winners, selected by an international jury panel including Frans van Vuure (UNStudio), Peter Pichler, Nicholas Bewick (AMDL Circle), Livia Tani (Ateliers Jean Nouvel), Marco Costanzi, and Massimo Iosa Ghini, among others.

[POPS] LONDON

INTRODUCTION

Privatisation of public land is a growing phenomenon in cities such as London. More and more communal spaces are being sold to public bodies or developers, resulting in them becoming the primary makers of modern cities. This transformation has been giving rise to privately owned public spaces (POPS), a term to describe spaces open to the public, formed from deals between the city and the developer in return for zoning concessions. The areas around King’s Cross current development is one of the 50 POPSs in Central London.


THE DEBATE

The term POPS has been demonised and attacked by various media for one

YAC Announces the Winners of the Calamity Atelier Competition

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YAC - Young Architects Competitions - and Arte Sella announce the winners of Calamity Atelier, a competition of ideas that was launched last November and aimed to regenerate the greatest and most prestigious art park in the world.

Call for Entries: Ceramics of Italy 2020 Tile Competition

The Ceramics of Italy 2020 Tile Competition awards top North American architects and designers for their exceptional work and creative use of Italian ceramic or porcelain tile in built projects around the world. An international jury of design experts will review submissions from all over the continent and ultimately select winners in four categories - residential, commercial, institutional, and student.

Winners will receive $2,000 cash, an all-expenses-paid CEU-accredited trip to Bologna, Italy for Cersaie 2020, and the opportunity to present their projects in front of a large audience at Coverings in New Orleans.

The competition is presented by Confindustria Ceramica

Call for submissions: LafargeHolcim Awards for Sustainable Construction

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Seeking international projects that combine sustainable construction practices with architectural excellence, the LafargeHolcim Awards are open for entries to their 6th cycle through February 25, 2020. The Awards offers a total of $2 million USD in prize money to projects and concepts from architecture, engineering, urban planning, materials and construction technology, and related fields.

Jangji, Seoul Compact City International Design Competition

1. Title of the Competition
JangJi, Seoul Compact City International Design Competition - Designing Multi-Level Complex of the Public Garage

2. Purpose of the Competition
This competition is as a part of “the innovative project for the complex urban space” and “Supplying 80,000 public housing units plan” by the city of Seoul. The purpose of this competition is to obtain a innovative architectural design for the complex development for 「modernization for the existing bus
garage (enhance the functionality)」, 「Regional amenity facilities (Living SOC))」 and 「public housing specialized for the youth and newly married couple (Happy house) using the ‘Jangji’ public bus site

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